California Policy Summit 2018
Caroline Brown is a Director of Global Trade and Supply Chain Solutions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Based in Los Angeles, she is instrumental in leveraging the bank's core competency in global trade and supply chain as well as its knowledge of best practices among importers and exporters, working capital optimization and risk mitigation. Prior to joining the company in 2013, Brown was first vice president of Comerica's international trade finance department and co-chair of Comerica's Western Market African American Initiative. She is a former director of the California Export Finance Office and former acting director of the state's Office of Export Development. Brown has worked in commercial lending with City National Bank and trade finance at Bank of the West. She has served on the boards of the Organization of Women in International Trade-Los Angeles, International Business Association, International Trade Education Program and the Foreign Trade Association. She obtained a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California.